What Is the Density of Oil?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 1:35:05 AM ET
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The density of oil depends on the type of oil and varies between 0.8 to 0.96 grams per centimeter cubed. Fuel oil is commonly used in engines and industrial furnaces. It is also called heating oil and has a density of 0.81 grams per centimeter cubed.

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